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BIG CHIEF MONK BOUDREAUX ---New Orleans took over Chicago prior to the Grateful Dead Fare Thee Well shows last weekend to kick off a legendary run with some funky Big Easy vibes. "Busted on Bourbon Street," presented by The Dead's Mickey Hart and NOLA's WWOZ, welcomed Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, Papa Mali, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Tony Hall, Willie Green and Marc "Buddha" Balsam to Metro on Thursday, 7/2 for a night to remember
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ON OCTOBER 17 2015 - Monk Joins his old friend Anders Osborne at the 2015 Great Balloon Race in Natchez, MS.
The Great Mississippi River Balloon Race is Mississippi's most exciting festival! Pilots compete to win prizes Saturday and Sunday mornings by tossing out sandbags onto a large ground target! See the beautiful array of balloons as they fly over the cities of Natchez, Vidalia, and the Mississippi River. Our balloon festival weekend starts with the Friday Morning Media/Biathlon Flight and continues through Sunday evening with a stage full of World Renowned Musicians. The festival takes place on the grounds of Rosalie Bicentennial Gardens- On Broadway Street in historic downtown Natchez.
MORE INFO AT: http://www.natchezballoonrace.com/
JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT --- The "Treme Threauxdown" opens a typically busy Jazz Fest season for Andrews. On April 30 at Generations Hall in the Warehouse District, he hosts the third annual Shorty Fest, a fundraiser for the Trombone Shorty Foundation. Shorty Fest features Sweet Crude, the New Breed Brass Band, John Boutte, Tank & the Bangas, TYSSON, Corey Henry & the Treme Funktet, and Orleans Avenue, plus an all-star tribute to Big Chief Monk Boudreaux with Davell Crawford, North Mississippi Allstars guitarist Luther Dickinson, and Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann. READ MORE HERE
Tab Benoit Big Chief Monk Boudreaux Tommy Castro Cyril Neville